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Suspect in fatal stabbing at North Hollywood hostel charged with murder

Authorities have arrested a homicide suspect in Studio City who allegedly stabbed and killed a man he got into an argument with earlier this month at a hostel in North Hollywood, police said Monday. William Rivera, 45, was taken into custody Oct. 4 by members of the Los Angeles Police Department and the FBI on suspicion of killing 31-year-old Noel Cabrera, LAPD officials said in a news release. He was found living out his black 2019 Nissan Sentra that authorities think he drove from the scene of...
Tags: Crime + Public Safety, Local News, News, Homicide, Stabbing, Top Stories LADN

Fort Worth Cop Who Shot & Killed Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home Resigns, Still Faces Criminal Charges

The white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed, innocent black woman while she was minding her own business in her own home in Fort Worth, Texas over the weekend has resigned from his job amid calls from the woman’s family for him to be fired and charged as a criminal. READ NEXT: Fort Worth Police Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Arrested & Charged With Murder The Fort Worth Police Department identified the cop in question as 35-year-old Aaron York Dean during a press conference ...
Tags: Crime, News, Aaron Dean, Atatiana Jefferson, Bad Cops, Fort Worth Texas, Gun Violence, Guns, Police Shooting, Shooting, Texas

FBI officials were 'rattled' and 'blindsided' by Trump's call for Ukraine to manufacture dirt on Joe Biden

Officials were stunned not just by the nature of Trump's actions but also by his brazenness, which came months after the FBI closed the Russia probe.

Remains Of Man Who Died On Folsom Lake Reunited With His Family

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – Human remains found at Folsom Lake three years ago have been positively identified as Oleg Zheleznikov, a Russian man who drowned while swimming in the lake in 1996. The remains were by a boy on November 13, 2015, at a time when water at the lake was low because of the drought. The boy’s mother said it was a spot typically in the middle of the lake, that, on a wet year, would have been covered by water. In fact, when the man died, the spot was covered by about 100 feet...
Tags: Local, News, Seen On, Syndicated Local, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, FBI, Folsom Lake, Oleg Zheleznikov, Remains

Muddying The Waters On Firearms Research & Suicides

Opinion By Elizabeth McGuigan Muddying The Waters On Firearms Research USA – -( What happens when a virulent anti-gun activist gets ahold of a journal’s entire October issue? We get headlines like: Study: U.S. Gun Deaths Surge, Except for Two States With Restrictive Gun Laws, just days after headlines such as: Homicides, other violent crime fell again in 2018, new FBI data shows and FBI: Southern States See Largest Drop in Violent Crime. What’s the real story here? Did researc...
Tags: Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF

Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware

Shipping tech giant Pitney Bowes has confirmed a cyberattack on its systems. The company said in a statement that its systems were hit by a “malware attack that encrypted information” on its systems, more commonly known as ransomware. “At this time, the company has seen no evidence that customer or employee data has been improperly accessed,” the statement said, but many of its internal systems are offline, causing disruption to client services and other corporate processes. Pitney Bowes was ...
Tags: Security, Arizona Beverages, Companies, Cyberattacks, Etsy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prevention, Ransomware, Shopify, Spokesperson

Judge to examine failure to disclose video in terror case

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge will hold a hearing Tuesday over the FBI’s failure to turn over surveillance footage to an Arizona man until three years after he was convicted of providing guns to two friends who launched a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas. Attorneys for Abdul Malik Abdul […]
Tags: News, Ap, Fbi, Nation, Arizona, Dallas, Phoenix, Muhammad, Abdul Malik Abdul

Documentary highlights rape allegations at Louisiana jail

At least a half-dozen women told authorities that deputies raped and trafficked them to male inmates inside a long-troubled jail in southwestern Louisiana, according to newly unearthed state and FBI records. The records offer a harrowing account of sexual assault being traded as currency in a contraband ring that pervaded the Jefferson Davis Parish jail. […]
Tags: News, Fbi, Nation, Louisiana, Jefferson Davis

Get to know Seahawks guard Jamarco Jones: He’s got ‘FBI’ and might turn out to be a steal for Seattle

Jamarco Jones saw the first action of his NFL career — 65 offensive snaps — last Thursday against the Rams. He may start this Sunday at Cleveland.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Fbi, Seattle, Seahawks, Jamarco Jones

Five things to know about Seahawk Jamarco Jones: He’s got ‘FBI’ and may turn out to be a steal for Seattle

Jones saw the first action of his NFL career --- 65 offensive snaps --- last Thursday against the Rams. He may have to start this Sunday at Cleveland.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Fbi, Seattle, Seahawks, Jones, Seahawk Jamarco Jones

Rudy Giuliani is under investigation, CNN reports

Not a good day for former New York mayor and Donald Trump ally Rudolph Giuliani. First, Rudy's sketchy friends Parnas and Fruman are arrested before hopping a one-way flight out of the country. Oh, but it's about to get so much more real for America's Mayor. CNN's legal reporter Shimon Prokupecz tweeted late Thursday that Rudy Giuliani’s financial dealings with two associates indicted on campaign finance-related charges are under scrutiny by investigators overseeing the case, law enforcement...
Tags: Post, New York, Crime, News, America, Cnn, Fbi, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, Parnas, Shimon Prokupecz, Prokupecz

Holly Hunter to Play Sally Yates in CBS Studios’ James Comey Miniseries

Holly Hunter has joined the upcoming CBS Studios miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty,” Variety has learned. Hunter will star as Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. She joins previously announced cast members Jeff Daniels (James Comey), Brendan Gleeson (President Donald Trump), Michael Kelly (Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe), and Jennifer […]
Tags: News, Fbi, Sally Yates, James Comey, Hunter, Jennifer, Holly Hunter, CBS Studios, Andrew McCabe, CBS Studios ' James Comey Miniseries, Jeff Daniels James Comey Brendan Gleeson, Donald Trump Michael Kelly

What Do We Know About Parnas And Fruman’s Two Business Partners?

In addition to Rudy Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two other men were indicted Thursday morning on various fraud and campaign finance charges — David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin. And while Parnas and Fruman’s connections to Rudy’s search for Trump-friendly political dirt is well known, their alleged business partners Correia and Kukushkin are much less public figures. The quartet was indicted for their alleged crimes connected to their attempt to establish a marijuana ventur...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, News, California, White House, San Francisco, Fbi, State Department, Herald, Rudy, Oasis, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Diane, Campos, Miami Herald

Mary Anne Franks as Constitutional Truth-Teller

For the Symposium on Mary Anne Franks, The Cult of the Constitution (Stanford University Press, 2019).Anupam Chander The Cult of the Constitution exhorts us to see the Constitution, warts and all--to recognize that overzealous interpretation of one important value can diminish other values we hold dear. First Amendment zealotry, for example, often leaves women, minorities, and other vulnerable people at the mercy of the loudest, most profane, and most threatening voices. In sharp and powerful p...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, NFL, Fbi, United States, Harvey Weinstein, Nazi, Branding, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Guest Blogger, Wray, Franks, Christopher Wray, CDA, Anupam Chander, Georgetown University Law Center

Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with indicted associates shortly before arrests – live

Trump lawyer was skeptical of possibility that Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman would testify against him to secure leniency in their campaign-finance caseSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.33pm BST Senator Lindsey Graham, one of the president’s closest congressional allies, was tricked into having a conversation with two Russian pranksters, mistakenly believing that he was speaking to Turkey’s minister of defense.Politico has more: But it wasn’t the Turkish defense minister a...
Tags: Republicans, US, World news, Turkey, US news, Ukraine, Fbi, US politics, House Of Representatives, Graham, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Kremlin, Rudy, Donald Trump, South Carolina

SDNY: Investigation Into Giuliani Pals’ Campaign Finance Violations Is Ongoing

The Southern District of New York’s investigation into the actions of associates of Rudy Giuliani who violated campaign finance laws is ongoing, SDNY U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman said Thursday, following the arrest of the two Giuliani allies the night before. That means the probe could possibly sprawl beyond the charges already brought against Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, as well as David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin for conspiring to skirt federal laws against foreign interference to gain polit...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, House, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Berman, Michael Cohen, Dulles, Southern District of New York, David Correia, Correia

John Bolton is writing a book about the Trump administration — and White House officials are reportedly concerned

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton looks ready to have his say.Exactly one month after his exit, Axios reported Thursday Bolton is planning to write a book about his time in the Trump administration. He's reportedly being represented by Javelin's Matt Latimer and Keith Urbahn, who previously represented former FBI Director James Comey.President Trump and Bolton parted on bad terms, to say the least, with Trump announcing in September he fired Bolton, only for Bolton to immediat...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Iraq, Fbi, Taliban, Bolton, John Kelly, James Comey, Trump, John Bolton, Matt Latimer, Axios, Josh Dawsey, Keith Urbahn, Camp David Almost

Exelon: Another federal subpoena received on lobbying

CHICAGO (AP) — Exelon says in a new public filing that it and its electric utility, ComEd, have received a second federal subpoena asking about lobbying in Illinois and communications with a state senator whose offices the FBI recently raided. The Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday says last week’s subpoena “requires production of records […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Fbi, Chicago, Nation, Illinois, Securities And Exchange Commission, ComEd, Exelon

Texas trends follow national decline in misdemeanor arrests

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday published an item reporting on a nationwide decline in misdemeanor arrests, a trend this blog has been documenting for several years. So Grits thought it worth comparing the national trends cited to Texas data.The WSJ article focused on jurisdictions where misdemeanor arrests could be broken out by race, with arrests of black people accounting for a disproportionate share of  the decrease. Texas data don't immediately allow us to make similar, racially delineate...
Tags: Texas, Law, Fbi, Austin, Gop, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Stevenson, UC Irvine, Texas Legislature, OCA, Texas Texas, Gritsforbreakfast, Office of Court Administration, Twitter Grits, Alexandra Natapoff

Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine Henchmen Arrested Over Trump Group Donation

Alexandria Sheriff's OfficeTwo Soviet-born businessmen with ties to Rudy Giuliani were arrested Wednesday on federal charges of violating campaign-finance laws through a six-figure donation they facilitated to President Donald Trump’s official super PAC.Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were taken into custody at Washington’s Dulles airport. U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman confirmed that the two were headed out of the country and that the timing of the arrest—before 6 pm on Wednesday—was prompted by ...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Ukraine, Fbi, PAC, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, Rudy Giuliani, Alexandria, Joe, Trump, Berman, Trump International Hotel

Alleged $5M cryptocurrency fraud made this guy one of AWS’ biggest clients

A Singaporean man faces over 30 years in prison for masquerading as a Californian games developer to illicitly obtain cloud computing power to mine cryptocurrency, an FBI investigation has revealed. US authorities indicted Matthew Ho, 29, with 14 counts related to his long-running scam, which allegedly involved stealing identities and credit cards to purchase services from major US-based providers Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Services. According to a Department of Justice (DoJ) rel...
Tags: Startups, US, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Amazon Web Services AWS, Hard Fork, Matthew Ho, Google Cloud Services According

‘Ghost’ Handguns And ARs Confiscated

Ridiculous news from a reader. A Port Washington man hoarded more than two dozen guns and assault rifles — including about a dozen untraceable “ghost guns” — and thousands of rounds of ammunition in his home, Nassau County police said Saturday, the day after his arraignment on weapons possession charges. Nassau County police, State Police and the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested John Dejana, 47, following a search warrant Thursday at his home on Slocum Avenue, authorities said. Dejana, ...
Tags: America, Fbi, Military, Gun Control, Smith, Nassau County, Nassau, Louis Vuitton, Kevin Smith, State Police, Hempstead, Mineola, NFA, First District Court, Port Washington, Madeline Singas

House Panel Cites Concern About Redactions: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump won’t cooperate with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that called the investigation “unauthorized” and “invalid.”Here are the latest developments:Redactions in Mueller Inquiry Interviews (8:14 p.m.)Lawyers for the House Judiciary Committee raised concerns about redactions in the FBI reports of interviews that were part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigatio...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, Los Angeles, Bloomberg, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, Fox, House, Iowa, Fox News, Graham

Giffords Gun Control PAC Bankrolls Misleading Ad Effort Aimed at VA Republicans

U.S.A. –-( The is reporting that the Giffords PAC part of the gun control group has launched a $300,000 advertising campaign blasting Virginia Republican lawmakers for opposing more restrictions on law-abiding citizens, but what the newspaper isn’t saying is that the message may be misleading. According to one of the ads financed by Giffords PAC, “Guns kill more than 1,000 Virginians every year.” That number appears to combine homicides, suicides and perhaps even accidents bec...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Virginia, Fbi, Gop, House, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Richmond, Commonwealth, Nra, Virginia Beach, Gabby Giffords, Dave Workman, Virginia Democrats, Giffords, Alan Gottlieb

Giffords Gun Control Group Bankrolls Misleading Ad Effort Aimed at VA Republicans

U.S.A. –-( The is reporting that the Giffords gun control group has launched a $300,000 advertising campaign blasting Virginia Republican lawmakers for opposing more restrictions on law-abiding citizens, but what the newspaper isn’t saying is that the message may be misleading. According to one of the ads financed by Giffords, “Guns kill more than 1,000 Virginians every year.” That number appears to combine homicides, suicides and perhaps even accidents because the recently-re...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Virginia, Fbi, Gop, House, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Richmond, Commonwealth, Nra, Virginia Beach, Dave Workman, Virginia Democrats, Giffords, Alan Gottlieb, Ralph Northam

US official charged with leaking secrets to journalists

A Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said. Henry Kyle Frese, 30, was arrested by the FBI when he arrived at work at a DIA facility in Virginia. Frese, who has a top secret government security clearance, is alleged to have accessed at least five classified intelligence reports and provided top secret information about another country&...
Tags: News, Virginia, US, Fbi, Justice Department, Defense Intelligence Agency, Henry Kyle Frese

Former New Jersey police chief convicted of lying to FBI, awaiting verdicts on other charges

A former New Jersey police chief who called Donald Trump the "last hope for white people," and used racial slurs hours after allegedly using excessive force on a handcuffed black man, was found guilty Wednesday in federal court of lying to the FBI.
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, New Jersey, Donald Trump

Mysterious rash of cattle mutilations in Oregon

This summer on remote U.S. Forest Service land in eastern Oregon, cowboys discovered five, young purebred bulls dead, drained of blood, and their tongues and genitals removed with almost surgical precision. Who or what did this and why remains a mystery. (Insert "I'm not saying it's aliens..." joke here.) Silvies Valley Ranch has offered a $25,000 reward for information that could lead to answers. From National Public Radio: "A lot of people lean toward the aliens," (Harney County Sheriff'...
Tags: Post, News, Oregon, Weird, Fbi, Dan Jenkins, Harney County, U S Forest Service, Jenkins, Paranormal, Silvies Valley Ranch, Cattle Mutilations

DHS cyber unit wants to subpoena ISPs to identify vulnerable systems

Homeland Security’s cybersecurity division is pushing to change the law that would allow it to demand information from internet providers that would identify the owners of vulnerable systems, TechCrunch has learned. Sources familiar with the proposal say the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), founded just under a year ago, wants the new administrative subpoena powers to lawfully obtain the contact information of the owners of vulnerable devices or systems from internet prov...
Tags: Security, Congress, Government, Nsa, Tech, Pgp, Dhs, Fbi, Homeland Security, Signal, Cisa, New America, House Committee on Homeland Security, Jake Williams, TechCrunch Tarah Wheeler, Adam Comis

Why It Makes No Sense For Gowdy To Join Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team

Of all the conservative-firebrands-turned-TV-lawyers the Trump administration could have tapped to join its impeachment defense, former South Carolina congressman Trey Gowdy makes the least sense. In an era when the White House’s only discernible line of defense against a swelling impeachment inquiry is to stonewall Congress’ requests for documents and witness testimony, hiring one of the most ardent boosters of Congress’ authority to check the executive branch sends a perplexing message. Let’s ...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Eric Holder, White House, Russia, New York City, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, State Department, Benghazi, Benghazi Libya, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Justice Department